RYSA offers scholarships to high school seniors who are current or previous Wildcat players and will be continuing their education after graduation.

About RYSA

The RYSA Wildcats Soccer Club is based in Northern New Jersey. RYSA fields competitive teams from U8-U19 in EDP and Northern Counties, for both boys and girls.

We are a not-for-profit organization run by an executive board of volunteers with highly skilled, paid First Shot Soccer Trainers.   RYSA provides fall, winter, and spring league play and training as well as other opportunities for fitness training, tournaments, and select play.

Our commitment to excellence has helped us to remain a competitive club for over 20 years with many teams reaching premier levels of play.


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RYSA  has been in our community since the 1980’s and began as Ramapo Youth Soccer Association with Bobby Calderon providing high level soccer training to our local players. RYSA was officially incorporated in 1994.

RYSA training is led by Bobby Calderon of First Shot Soccer, who played professionally in the Primera Division de Costa Rica for Deportivo Saprissa and has led many teams to state cup and national tournament championships.

Bobby Calderon - FSSOur trainers are dedicated to developing the young athletes in our community. They continue their trainer education in order to achieve new certificates of training. RYSA trainers range from certified directors of coaching, some have played professional soccerhead coaches of High School Varsity Soccer, and many played in college. All RYSA trainers have their USSF "F", "E" license or above.  RYSA trained players are easily recognized for their high skill level, game strategies, confidence and sportsmanship.


RYSA fields 15 teams from U8 through U15 in 2019/20 in both Northern Counties and EDP leagues

RYSA has several High School spring teams (birth year 2004-2000) competing in the highest levels of Northern Counties and EDP

RYSA offers high level Goalkeeper training with previous Costa Rican World Cup GK and former Women's Professional soccer player, Yirlania "Chila" Fonseca


By RYSA Wildcats | April 24, 2020

Welcome to the registration for the RYSA Wildcats Tryouts! **THERE IS NO COST TO TRYOUT – FEES WILL BE COLLECTED AT THE TIME OF TEAM PLACEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE – (fee is subject to change)** TRYOUT SCHEDULE: TBD Who: Boys – U8 (2013), U9 (2012), U10 (2011) When: TBD Who: Boys – U11 (2010), U12 (2009),…

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RYSA Wildcats Scholarship Program

By RYSA Wildcats | April 24, 2020

RYSA Wildcats Scholarship Program – RYSA offers $500 scholarships to high school seniors who are current or previous Wildcat players and will be continuing their education after graduation. Criteria: Must be continuing education in fall. Played a minimum of 3 years for the Wildcats. Volunteered at one or more of our events (Junior Wildcats or…

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By RYSA Wildcats | October 9, 2019

HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS are invited to try out for a RYSA winter/spring team. **THERE IS NO COST TO TRY OUT. FEES WILL BE COLLECTED AT THE TIME OF TEAM PLACEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE** TRYOUT SCHEDULE: Sunday, October 20 Girls: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Boys: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Oakland Rec Field All returning…

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RYSA Spirit Wear

RYSA gear is now available online and at the Soccer Post in Franklin Lakes.

Support your players at games by wearing RYSA spiritwear!

This is also a fundraiser for our club as the Soccer Post is giving a percentage of the sales back to RYSA.


RYSA Sponsor Spotlight

RYSA has recently partnered with Mike’s Dog House & All American Party Rentals as sponsors for our Junior Wildcat program for 4-8 year old entry level soccer players.

Michael Alaimo started Mike’s Dog House in 2000 and provides delicious lunch and hot dog pushcart rentals along with selling retail and wholesale Sabrett products.

After several years of planning Mike and John Smid recently introduced All American Party Rentals. At All American Party Rentals Mike and John provide a one stop shop for your party needs where you can rent bounce houses & combo units, wet & dry slides, hot dog pushcarts, table top carts, cotton candy, popcorn, and snow cone machines.  When it’s all said and done, All American Party Rentals will bring the party to you!!

If you stop in to Mike’s or book a hot dog cart/party rental, please let them know that you were referred by RYSA!

Please make sure to give them a “Like” on FB: 

21 West Oakland Ave, Oakland, NJ 07436
Mon-Sat: 9am - 6pm
Sun: 11am - 5pm

RYSA has partnered with Wilkes Deli in Oakland NJ as a sponsor for our Junior Wildcats program for 4-8 year old entry level soccer players

Wilkes is owned by Miguel Almazan who worked there for 10 years before purchasing Wilkes in 2012.  It is best known for its fresh food including breakfast & lunches but did you know about their catering business?

Call them to plan out your next group event 3ft & 6ft subs, sandwich & veggie platters, trays including (chicken parmesan, chicken marsala, penne ala vodka, sausage & peppers and their famous chicken romano)

Stop in to see our very own RYSA First Shot Soccer trainer Alex Almazan and the rest of the family to place your order, or call in advance!  


380 Ramapo Valley Rd, Oakland, NJ 07436
Mon-Fri: 6am – 5pm
Sat: 7am – 3:30pm

Show Our Sponsors Some Love

If you haven't yet signed your NJSH waiver, please do so immediately.

In order for us to use NJSH in 2019, every player must sign a waiver online at www.njsportshouse.com - once you go to the site, a "Sign waiver here" will pop up on the bottom of your screen.

It takes less than a minute to complete the waiver and can be done from your phone or computer.

Please ensure you have completed this for your child in order for them to participate in any practice or event at NJSH.  They have all of our player names and will be confirming that each player has completed the waiver.

RYSA NJSH Kickoff Open Play

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Interested in getting involved with the club?  We could always use help with publicity, fundraising, Labor Day Tournament, etc.  Contact us today to learn more.

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RYSA Wildcats Soccer Club
PO Box 789
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417